Ben Shires is a comedian and British television presenter. He currently works channels CBBC and Dave. He hosts the Guinness World Records-themed children's show Officially Amazing and is also a radio presenter on Heart Yorkshire. In addition to his television and radio appearances, Shires has written columns for The Huffington Post, and he hosted a bi-weekly podcast, "The Dave Weekly."
The show that brings together the funniest, most ridiculous, scariest and Amazing record attempts from around the world, Officially Amazing is coming to Australia! Featuring LIVE attempts at Guinness World Records titles,Officially Amazing tours Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Adelaide and Perth throughout September and October 2017.Officially Amazing is the incredible Guinness World Records TV series produced by Lion TV and airing on ABC ME that brings weird and wonderful world records attempts from around the world. From the Biggest to the Smallest, the Fastest to the Tallest, not to mention Longest,... and err hairiest!Never one to shy away from taking part in some ridiculous and sometimes hair-raising challenges, chief Officially Amazing presenter Ben Shires hosts this National tour. Also starring Mr Cherry and his assistant Chikki, Sizzlin’ Steve and US Ray, plus special guests Marawa the Amazing, freestyle footballer John Farnworth and contortionist Skye Broberg. Keeping a close eye on the contestants is Official Guinness World Records adjudicators Shantha Chinniahand Mark McKinley.! MELBOURNE - PALAIS THEATRE 26th September Bookings: 13 61 00 or BRISBANE CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE 30th September Bookings: 132 849 or SYDNEY - STATE THEATRE 3rd October Bookings: 13 61 00 or HOBART - WREST POINT ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE 6th October Bookings: 03 6221 1888 or ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE 9th October Bookings: 132 849 or PERTH - RIVERSIDE THEATRE PCEC 14th October Bookings: 132 849 or
England and Man City player John Stones talks dreaming big, Ben Shires of MOTD Kickabout tells us about Leeds United, MLS Star Jack Harrison talks New York City FC
It's the end of the series and we've got a delightfully smutty episode by way of an ear-tickling climax. Presenter Ben meets the towering talent that is Greg Davies, fresh off his new sitcom Man Down, and unveils an unlikely sexual fantasy fan site dedicated to Greg's seductive charms. And then, for a very happy ending, we go Gallic with lascivious French raconteur Marcel Lucont. Ooff.
If you're looking for happiness, look no further; Gyles Brandreth has the answer and it's yours for the price of a ticket or a book (he's fine with either). He's also had a rather interesting life from author and politician to comedian and actor. He's done it all. And if that wasn't enough we also have award winning comedian, sitcom star and writer and part time cyclist Holly Walsh. Well done us.
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Episode Count
83
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
1 day, 15 hours
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